Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

November 22, 2006

Coho limit increased on Klickitat River

Action: Increase daily limit to 3 adult coho on the Klickitat River.

Effective dates: Nov. 24 through Dec. 31, 2006.

Species affected: Coho salmon

Location: Klickitat River from mouth to Fisher Hill Bridge. Fisher Hill Bridge is about 3 miles upstream from the mouth.

Reasons for action: The return of coho is strong and escapement goals will be met.

Other information: Minimum size 12". Salmon daily limit is 6 fish but no more than 3 adults except only 2 adult chinook. Both adipose clipped and non-adipose clipped salmon may be retained. Non-buoyant lure restriction is in effect.

Information contact: John Weinheimer 360/696-6211

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license, appropriate to the fishery. Check the WDFW "Fishing in Washington" rules pamphlet for details on fishing seasons and regulations. Fishing rules are subject to change. Check the WDFW Fishing hotline for the latest rule information at (360) 902-2500, press 2 for recreational rules. For the Shellfish Rule Change hotline call (360)796-3215 or toll free 1-866-880-5431.

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